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Learn English Vocabulary, Story 6

Here's a short, funny story for learning vocabulary. As a student of English, you should read this story at least three times. Difficult words are explained on the right side of the page.

A man who (1) was involved in a (2) terrible motorcycle accident was unable to speak when he (3) regained consciousness. Wanting to know how long he had been unconscious, he a took (4) a pad of paper and a pen from (5) the bed-stand and wrote one word: "Date?". He gave the pad to (6) a nurse who (7) handed the pad back to the patient after writing one more word: "Married!". (1) was in the middle of
(2) very bad, quite serious
(3) woke up
(4) many pieces of blank paper glued together
(5) a table next to a bed
(6) someone who works in a hospital helping doctors
(7) gave back (put it into his hand)

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